Questions that relate to graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data (often Cartesian) that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 3D images.

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14.04 and ATI HD 4890

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with fglrx 8.960. I've locked this version because updates won't enable 3D acceleration, i.e. unity would switch to 2D mode and my steam games won't launch. AFAIK, AMD has ...
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Use Compiz to Render 3d Anaglyph

I recently found out that compiz has or rather had a plugin which can be used to render the desktop in 3d Anaglyph. But all the ppas are very old and don't work on trusty. I wanted to know where can I ...
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How can I make Ubuntu (preferably gnome desktop) be 3d?

By 3D I mean anaglyph 3d with 3d glasses like the red and blue ones. I've seen some ways to do this but they are at least two years old. I'm using ubuntu gnome 14.04. I'm using nvidia 330m, but by all ...
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Ubuntu is using Intel Compatible controller instead of NVidia

I'm trying to run Minecraft on my Ubuntu 12.04 but I'm having the following error: [08:04:00 INFO]: Client> org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Could not init GLX [08:04:00 INFO]: Client> at ...
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2d - 3d modes query

after running the echo $DESKTOP_SESSION i see that it says that 3D mode is not supported on my system. What I am wondering if this is because of a driver issue or a hardware issue? I am running an ...
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Google Earth-Unsupported graphics card

I've just installed Google Earth on my PC,which runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I open Google Earth,a window pop-ups and says:"Unsupported Graphics Card Your graphics card does nor meet the minimum spec ...
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3D game engines in ubuntu

I know this must be one of the many question around the same topic. But, i want clear mind and new eyes in this. I am beginning to grasp java for game development for pc and tablet; i cant use ...
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will unity 3d on older computers work with 13.10

Basically, i have an older computer which is why i put ubuntu on for its speed. At first i had 12.04 that ran ubuntu 2D because 3D was very slow on the Nvidia GeForce 5200 card in it. when i updated ...
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Window manager affects 3d performance - how to work around it?

I learned the hard way that enabling compositing VM will affect 3d performance. What can I do today to be able play games on linux with no performance penalty? I guess I could create user with ...
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Can't get 3D vision working

I have a new graphic card and wanted to enjoy 3D movies, however I can't get 3D vision to work with my setup. I tried many tutorials, without results. Here are the informations I can provide: ...
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Virtualbox doesn't detect 3D on Ubuntu host?

When I try to enable 3D acceleration in guests, I receive this warning: can someone help me?
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Ubuntu 3D desktop not working [duplicate]

I have read all other cases regarding this problem, but I think my is rare, so I am asking this question. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on VirtualBox 3D Acceleration is enabled, my host video card is ATI ...
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Intel HD 4600: No 3D support

I've got an MSI GE-40 laptop with an Intel HD 4600 (integrated in Core i7-4702MQ CPU) and GeForce GTX760M GPU running Ubuntu 13.10. It looks like 3D is not supported: /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test ...
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How to run mupen 64 in a 6GB pen drive

I have an old Acer Aspire 7110 laptop, and it has no Hard-drive. I am planning on running Ubuntu in a !6 GB pen drive, as I have done with other Linux distros. But, my question is: Will I be able ...
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VirutalBox headless VM + 3D acceleration

I have installed virtualbox on my Ubuntu 13.10 (desktop) host, configured windows 7 guest, added extension pack and guest additions. My intention is to work on windows 7 remotely, so I have configured ...
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What does “fully supported” mean in context of Radeon Opensource Video Driver?

UPDATE: This is not a request for support of my specific issue. Details of that issue are here: How to recover from bad upgrade to 13.04 (Unity very slow) . I have "solved" that issue, for the ...
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Disable CPU rendering

I have a problem with the 3D Functions of Unity after the Upgrade to 13.10. I've got a ThinkPad R60 with Intel GMA950 Graphics. Low 3D performance, i know. But Unity worked well since 11.10. My ...
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nvidia 3d vision kit enabling

I've recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and successfully installed the nvidia driver for my gtx 550ti gpu... my question is, how do I enable the 3d vision since my monitor is 3d capable and I'm ...
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Compiz 3d windows rendering is broken

I used CCSM to configure Desktop Cube and cube rotation enabled and it works. However, when I enable 3d windows plugin, the desktop cube is shown like this : I tried editing "Window Match" to ...
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CAD *.stp files on Ubuntu 13.04 32Bit

I'm not able to open 3D CAD *.stp files on my Ubuntu, I tried to import them with Salome Meca however without effect ? What went wrong ?
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How to make a mesh by using python script on Blender

I want to know how to make a mesh having Vertices and Faces by using python script from mathematical equations, for example, spherical harmonics, and so on. If the sample code of an easy function is ...
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nouveau Unknown Fermi chipset

I've installed a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 and whenever I start my laptop I get this output error [ 19.469816] nouveau ![ DEVICE][0000:01:00.0] unknown Fermi chipset [ 19.469846] nouveau E[ ...
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Installing Ogre3D in Ubuntu 13.04 x64?

I'm using code::blocks. I'm a C++ developer, and I need Ogre3D for a project I'm working on. I've heard of Ogre before, and the demo applications are impressive, so I have decided to use it. THe ...
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Program to draw 3D charts graphics?

I want to create something like the image: Can anyone suggest a simple application to achieve this?
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OpenGL warnings with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running as a VirtualBox Guest under Windows7

I have been using 12.04 as a guest on my laptop for quiet some time now and it works flawlessly. Today a colleague asked me about the 3D performance of the guest. It never came in my mind to use ...
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No Unity, launcher and dash on Ubuntu 13.04 within VirtualBox4.2.12 after enabel 3D Acceleration

I was using Ubuntu 12.10 in my VirtualBox4.2.12 on my Windows7 Host. They worked good. But when I install Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox 4.2.12, the screen and display are very slow. I have followed this ...
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Can r600g drive 3D displays?

Can open-source Radeon (r600g) driver output stereoscopic image to displays that support it? Is it not mentioned in Radeon feature matrix (currently down, archive link) and I couldn't find any info ...
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No Unity 3D in VirtualBox

I'm having trouble running Unity 3D in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in VirtualBox. I tried enabling 3D acceleration, it still does not show 3D. Only 2D. I tried installing VBox Guest additions, won't show 3D. ...
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VirtualBox with 3D-Acceleration on Ubuntu Server

I have a homeserver running Ubuntu 12.10 Server and I've setup a Windows 7 VM in VirtualBox for game developing with XNA and VS 2012 (Yep, this VM should run on my server for several reasons). ...
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3d parametric equation plotting for linux

I'm looking for a 3d Parametric graphing/plotting app for Ubuntu 12.04 I was hoping to use geogebra because you have sliders that you can animate. But the version 5 is in beta and doesn't work in ...
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Cool 3D Ubuntu 13.04 wallpapers [closed]

I am looking for some cool 3D wallpapers. I am new to Ubuntu, so if anyone knows a couple of 3D wallpapers, please let me know. Thanks in advance.
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Which free software can you use to create rotating 3D Spacefill models of molecules in .gif format?

An example of what I'm talking about is this animation from Wikipedia. I am running 32 bit 12.10 if it is relevant. Please describe step-by-step, with pictures (screenshots with the appropriate areas ...
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How to change graphics options for Intel chipsets?

I have Acer Aspire 5349 with some integrated Intel GPU. On Windows I could just open an Intel program in which I could change my graphical settings like colors, but also 3D settings for improving ...
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Rhino 3D 5.0 64bit

I would do anything to get Rhino 5 working on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. First the extension of the file is .msi. I have tried using CrossOver to install it, but failed. I tried to install it using wine ...
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Where to download the Cycles render engine?

I've installed Blender from Software Center, but it doesn't contain the Cycles render engine by default. Is it a different package or do I need to download Blender from a PPA?
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Tried 3D acceleration lost everything! Black screen

(Using Virtual Box 4.2.0, Ubuntu 12.10 64bit) Although the GuestAdditions and 3D acceleration instructions were meant for 4.2.4 and 4.2.6 I wanted to try them for 4.2.0. Now that I start the VM, I ...
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Does Pantheon work without 3d acceleration?

I installed Pantheon DE on my 12.04 laptop, which doesn't support 3d acceleration but Pantheon seems to don't work. How can I make it work?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity 3D running slowly

Okay so I have done a lot of research on this and I am pretty sure this is just me here but I have spent about two days now trying to get unity 3D to stop lagging so much during animations. The system ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Vmware 3D support [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 (host), and I am running window 7 in VMware Player (guest). When I run VMware it says 3D acceleration is not supported from host but when I check my settings in terminal it ...
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Strange artifacts in 3d programs on mac

I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 on my MacBook 7,1. Now, in any 3d program, strange rectangular artifacts cover some of the screen; they seem to be dependent on displayed objects. This is, of ...
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Side by side subtitles

Is there a video player in Linux that can display subtitles from a srt file correctly for side by side 3D video?
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Why isn't Unredirect Fullscreen Windows enabled by default? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does ‘Unredirect fullscreen Windows’ option in compiz improve performance for video playback? I'm a developer and even I had to use Google to find out what is wrong with ...
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Boot ubuntu 12.04 in 3D - nomodeset quiet splash install

I would like to enable 3D in Ubuntu 12.04. I recently tried to install ubuntu on a new computer. When the installation was complete and I rebooted the machine, I could only see a blank screen. ...
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Make Unity run in 3D mode on Ubuntu 12.04

My computer, a Samsung q330 with a Intel® Core™ i3 CPU M 380 @ 2.53GHz with 4 GB RAM, runs Unity in 2D mode. I have tried to see how to activate 3D mode, but I cant figure out how to do it and I am in ...
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Unity 3D doesn't work on ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtual box hosted by Windows 7 64bit

Can't google out the solution through some time so I'm asking here. I have installed Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtual box hosted by Windows 7 64bit Simple >>>my 3D stopped working after some kernel ...
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How to enable 3D acceleration with Sis Vga 771/671 on Ubuntu 12.04

It's been a while since I configured a good resolution with my sis vga 771/671. How can I enable the 3D acceleration with this video card?
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Howto disable 3d effects/compiz on 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable llvmpipe rendering in Unity? What would be the best way to disable 3d effects/compiz on ubuntu 12.10 (quantal quetzal)? I found a way to disable some ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 3D loads when booting from usb but not after install

So I was trying to install Ubuntu on my Samsung Q230 laptop. At first when I boot from Live USB it loads Unity 3D. I checked with : echo $DESKTOP_SESSION it says ubuntu. Also for the unity ...
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Can't see Unity bar and Panel

I messed up my Ubuntu. What I did is that i Uninstalled CompizConfig bcoz two features were not working well. So I uninstalled CC. And then I restarted my system. Ubuntu fallback in 2d mode. So i ...
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Google Earth stereoscopic 3D browsing

One of the things I like very much in Google Earth is Flight Simulator. It would be great if one could use a red-cyan glasses for 3D effect using stereoscopic (anaglyph) rendering. On Windows there ...